President Yoon Suk-yeol is congenial towards Japan. However, other leading figures in South Korea are being courted by China, creating a dilemma for PM Kishida.
Prime Minister Kishida announces funding for a new "Japan Chair for Nuclear Disarmament" and calls for more international cooperation on global problems.
The controversial former comfort women organization leader Yoon Mee Hyang was sentenced to prison and if confirmed would lose her seat in the National Assembly.
Event organizers included pro-North Korea groups, but did attending mean Yoon Mee Hyang will be prosecuted for violating South Korea's National Security Act?
Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin presented themselves as powerful comrades when they met at a spaceport in Siberia, but the meeting revealed their weakness.
An alignment of Beijing, Moscow, and Pyongyang could escalate tensions in Northeast Asia to a tipping point, ushering in an era of Cold War bloc politics.
The UK Ambassador to Japan confirmed plans to send a carrier strike group to the Indo-Pacific in 2025, with drills expected to take place in Japan's...
Fearing absorption by the South, Kim Jong Un may have used the name "Republic of Korea" to reinforce the idea of a permanently divided Korea.
Professor Yuichi Hosoya discusses how the landmark agreement at the recent Camp David trilateral completes Shinzo Abe's vision for a Free and Open Indo-Pacific.
"I envy Japan," says Park Sun Young, contrasting the indifference shown by Seoul regarding POWs in North Korea with Japan's efforts to rescue abduction victims.
How about penalizing Chinese and Russian entities still engaging in trade with North Korea? Or preventing Pyongyang from stealing assets through cyberattacks?
Anti-Japanese sentiment is easily aroused in South Korea. It would work against the Camp David summit agreement to bring security cooperation to "new heights."